Jasmine Jafferali, MPH: Mom. Speaker. Label Reader. Essential Oil Guru. Teacher of science and making it easy for you to understand.
Jasmine’s passion for health and wellbeing stems from her own childhood. While her love of cooking and baking from scratch came from her own mom’s kitchen, Jasmine grew up drinking pop and hating her veggies. As a result, she was overweight and led an inactive lifestyle. It wasn’t until high school where Jasmine became involved in sports, that she lost weight and began to appreciate what it meant to live a healthy.
Jasmine Jafferali, MPH is a Lifestyle and Wellness Consultant specializing in gluten free/allergy free living and prenatal, postpartum, infant and family health. It is her personal mission to raise her children to be healthy and happy. She wants to help you do the same and to empower you to make realistic and healthy choices for you and your families.
Picking the Perfect Protein Powder | What To Look For and What To Avoid
Today we talk about the best ways to use the best protein powders and supplements. We begin our discussion by talking about the types of protein powders found in protein powders. We talk about why you should avoid soy, how to recognize the highest quality whey protein, and why white rice-based protein powders are easier to digest. We point out that looking for blends of ingredients, such as pea and rice, can help you find complete proteins. We talk about how Glutamates can increase anxiety. We go over other ingredients you should avoid in protein powders, such as fake sugars, unnecessary thickeners, synthetic vitamins, and folic acid. We invite you to go to https://www.healthyjasmine.com/ for more information.
The Science of The Harmfulness of Soy 2:41
To Whey or Not To Whey? 12:56
Rice Protein; Pea Protein and Protein Combinations; Glutamates 15:51
Avoid Fake Sugars and Vitamins, Unnecessary Thickeners, and Folic Acid 22:17
“You’re not going to find soy, it’s going to be GMO free, I’m not gonna have conventional denatured dairy, synthetic vitamins, rancid oils, synthetic sugars like fructose and agave nectar, definitely no gluten, and definitely no corn. I’m not going to have those things in my protein powders.” 21:52
How To Use Essential Oils to Ease Anxiety | Tips For Dealing With Stress In Uncertain Times
In today’s episode, we talk about ways of dealing with stress in order to stay healthy during uncertain times. We outline the benefits of using aromatherapy and essential oils to help reduce and control anxiety. We explain what happens to our body when under stress, and explain how quality, medicinal-grade essential oils can help us return our bodies to balance. We share the qualities and benefits of lavender, bergamot, Roman chamomile, and magnolia oil, citing studies and explaining how they work. We then talk about blending oils, and Jasmine shares some of her favorite combinations.
Smell Is The Strongest Sense; Chemistry of Stress 2:48
How Essential Oils Help Return the Body to Balance; Jasmine’s Top 4 Oils 8:44
Combining Oils; Finding The Best Oils For You 22:33
“It’s great for people who are feeling disconnected, numb, lonely, isolated, withdrawn, unsympathetic, and it helps them to feel more insightful, respectful, and kind. So while we’re kind of all hunkered down, magnolia can be really wonderful to help really ease those tensions.” 21:10
What is The Best Disinfectant to Use? | Hydrogen Peroxide Is Your Best Defense
Today, we talk about the many uses of hydrogen peroxide. We focus on 35% grade hydrogen peroxide and its antiseptic, disinfectant, and anti-fungal properties. We point out that it is natural, non-toxic, and non-polluting. We talk about how it is the best for disinfecting sterile environments, and give examples of how it appears in nature. We give many other uses for Hydrogen peroxide, including using it as an ingredient for “detox baths” for fever reduction, as a teeth whitener, as a toothbrush disinfectant, and as a mouthwash. We also talk about how we can use it to clean and disinfect household surfaces, kitchenware and sponges, clothing, carpets, and toys. You can even combine it with baking soda to help you wash and clean fruits and vegetables.
-Different Concentrations; 35% Grade for Cosmetic and Disinfecting Purposes 1:31
-Proper Use; The Best Disinfectant; Appearances in Nature 4:20
-Extensive List of Uses; Guide to Household Cleaning 7:17
“You’ll see that a lot of hospitals actually do clean with 35% grade hydrogen peroxide, because it’s such a wonderful disinfectant. In fact, it’s even better than bleach.” 2:17
All About Viruses | What You Can Do to Stay Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In today’s episode we address the current COVID-19 pandemic and talk about how viruses work. We explain how the immune system works and tell you how you can prepare against the Coronavirus and any other virus. We give specific examples of things that will weaken our immune system and make us more susceptible to viruses. We tell you how you can manage your stress and your diet to help support your immune system. We also talk about the importance of washing your hands, as well as how to use vitamin C to prevent and recover from the Coronavirus. We finish by breaking down some of the essential nutrients you need to be healthy and support your immune function.
-How Does A Virus Work? 1:32
-How COVID-19 is spread; How The Immune System Works; How The Body Recovers 4:32
-Other Factors That Affect Our Immune System; How To Support Your Health 12:26
-Why You Should Wash Your Hands; Vitamin C is Your Friend 23:03
“Stress is actually the number 1 killer in all of us today, so even when you have immune issues, finding ways to manage your stress is really going to be key. It’s mind over matter. There’s a saying in the holistic health world, ‘what you fear, you draw near.’ So if you fear something, you’re going to be a magnet for it.” 16:23
Vitamins and Supplements: Part III | Bio-Availability
Discussion of bio-availability in vitamins and supplements. Natural sources of Vitamins C, D, E, and K, natural occurring sources as well as how to supplement naturally.
Vitamin C 2:54
Vitamin D 6:48
Vitamin E 13:35
Vitamin K 17:52
Vitamins and Supplements: Part II | Vitamins, Synthetic vs Natural
In this episode we'll dive into the different vitamins and their individual benefits, synthetic vs natural, and bio-available vs bio-compatible. In depth look at the A and B vitamins. "Nourish our bodies from within for beautiful skin."
Vitamin A 5:30
Vitamin B1 7:51
Vitamin B5 13:49
Vitamin B12 16:56
Folate B9 23:55
Biotin B7 26:40
Love this podcast!!
Always makes me feel empowered when I understand a subject and am given the tools to make decisions! Thanks for digging in to these topics Jasmine!
Jasmine has really helped me to grow in my wellness journey, she really knows what she’s talking about and has made the information easy to understand for me. I’ve been looking for a podcast like this for a long time and I’ve finally found it!
Queen of Health
Jasmine is my first go to when I have questions or concerns about anything related to being as healthy as possible. It can be a question about working out, nutrition and essential oils. She has the best answer for everything! I have been lucky enough to see her advance and grow in this field for several years! Very proud of what she has accomplished in her life!